Lucky Friday

Mine Electrician


Hecla Lucky Friday Mine is recruiting an individual who embraces advances in technology and who is looking for an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team.


The Mine Electrician will perform electrical repairs, installations, inspections and preventive maintenance of electrical lines, machinery and equipment throughout the Lucky Friday, both on the surface and underground.


  • Perform electrical repairs to provide continuous operation of machinery and equipment.
  • Install and commission high voltage underground/surface transformers, splices, box’s, switches.
  • Trouble shoot, diagnose problems, and repair instrument & electric equipment underground, in the Concentrator, and on the surface.
  • Participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) as required.
  • Work with electrical schematics.
  • Order materials.
  • Completes required maintenance reports and logs.
  • Tests all equipment repairs as applicable.
  • Must be able to access equipment information using electronic devices (i.e. laptop computer, tablet).
  • Use of measuring equipment, including micrometers, calipers, etc.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations. Conducts activities and work in an environmentally responsible manner. Is aware of procedures to minimize impacts to the environment.
  • Follows and understands MSHA rules and regulations, environmental rules and regulations, SOP and work area instructions, participates in safety and environmental activities. Leads by example by adhering to rules and regulations and ensuring compliance to rules and regulations established by the Mine Operations department.
  • Must be able to work and communicate with other members of the work team.
  • Must be willing to comply with all company policies and procedures, especially with regard to Safety, Human Resources, and Environmental.


  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Licensed as Journeyman Electrician in Idaho or a reciprocal state, or the ability to pass the Journeyman Electrical Licensing test in Idaho.
  • Previous experience in a mine setting preferred.
  • Experience with high/med/low voltage power distribution systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of power monitoring equipment and installations preferred.
  • ATF possessors clearance required.
  • Must complete MSHA 40-hour training or provide 5000-23 documentation of completed training.
  • Must pass physical and drug screen, and essential functions capacity test.


Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is the largest silver producer in the United States. In addition to operating mines in Alaska (Greens Creek), Idaho (Lucky Friday), and Quebec, Canada (Casa Berardi) the Company owns a number of exploration properties in world-class silver and gold mining districts throughout North America.

Established in 1891, Hecla is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and has a sister office in Vancouver, B.C. The Company’s common stock has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange for over 50 years.

Lucky Friday is a deep underground silver, lead, and zinc mine located in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District in northern Idaho. The mine began operating in 1942 and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2017. Thanks to the #4 Shaft project which is now complete and operational, the mine is expected to have another 20-30 years of mine life. Lucky Friday is located one mile east of Mullan, Idaho, and is adjacent to U.S. Interstate 90.

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine is pleased to offer competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, and a comprehensive benefits program.

Interested candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States.  Applications and/or resumes may be sent via e-mail to, faxed to 208.545.3967, or mailed to:

Human Resources

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine

P.O. Box 31

Mullan, ID  83846

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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